Millions of Android Users Scammed in SMS Fraud Driven by Tik-Tok Ads

UltimaSMS leverages at least 151 apps that have been downloaded collectively more than 10 million times, to extort money through a fake premium SMS subscription service. Threat actors are using…

Defending Assets You Don’t Know About Against Cyberattacks

No security defense is perfect, and shadow IT means no company can inventory every single asset that it has. David “moose” Wolpoff, CTO at Randori, discusses strategies for core asset…

Facebook sues Ukrainian man for scraping and selling 178m users’ data

Facebook tracked down the programmer after he mistakenly used his contact information on email and job portals. On October 21, 2021, Facebook filed a lawsuit against a Ukrainian citizen for…

How APIs can turn your business into a platform

Market, technology, and legislative trends have created needs across all industry verticals to create and consume APIs. The mandate of an API economy is clear — the question that IT…

Ex-carrier employee sentenced for role in SIM-swapping scheme

A former sales representative of a mobile carrier has been sentenced after accepting bribes to perform SIM-swapping attacks.  This week, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said that Stephen Defiore,…

Over 80% of Brits Deluged with Scam Calls and Texts

Over 80% of Brits Deluged with Scam Calls and Texts Some 45 million Brits received fraudulent phone calls and texts over the summer, according to new data from Ofcom. The UK’s…

450 million cyberattacks attempted on Japan Olympics infrastructure: NTT

The NTT Corporation, which provided wide-ranging telecommunications services and network security for the Olympic & Paralympic Games in Tokyo this summer, said there were more than 450 million attempted cyberattacks…

Introducing ATT&CK v10: More Objects, Parity and Features

Amy L. RobertsonOct 21 · 6 min read By Amy L. Robertson (MITRE), Alexia Crumpton (MITRE), and Chris Ante (MITRE) As announced a couple of weeks ago, we’re back with…

#ISC2Congress: How to Mitigate Evolving Insider Threats

#ISC2Congress: How to Mitigate Evolving Insider Threats The changing nature of insider threats was described by Lisa Forte, founder, Red Goat Cyber Security, during a keynote presentation at this week’s virtual ISC2…

Palo Alto warns of BEC-as-a-service, finds average wire fraud attempted is $567,000 with peak of $6 million

Business email compromise (BEC) continues to cost victims thousands — and sometimes millions — of dollars, according to a new report from Palo Alto Networks’ threat research group Unit 42.…